proportions of European coronary patients are not benefitting from
cardiac rehabilitation services, according to results of the third
EUROASPIRE survey published today in the European Journal of Preventive
Cardiology.(1) Yet despite the evidence that cardiac rehabilitation is
very effective for patients with coronary heart disease, this latest
study shows that services in Europe are much underused, with poor
referral and a low participation rate.
"There is still considerable potential for cardiac
rehabilitation programmes to further reduce the risk of fatal and
non-fatal cardiovascular events," say the investigators.
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